October LinkStuff – Book Giveaway Edition

by Mike Holman

I hosted a book giveaway of Pensionize Your Nest Egg by Moshe Milevsky and Alexandra Macqueen this week.

And the winner is….

#6 – Myke. Congratulations!

Here are my favourite links from the week

Thinking of starting a business?  Make sure it’s not a coffee shop.

Theresa is a real estate agent who makes videos about house stuff.  Check out this video where she references this blog and talks about the value of renovations.

Congrats to Krystal of GMBMFB, who started a regular column at the new site Moneyville.ca.  She wrote about how she hit rock bottom.  Maybe her next step will be to rename her blog “Krystal at work”.  🙂

Check out Do Not Wait! A new retirement website.  Great contest going on there right now – you could win an iPad or even better, a copy of my new book!

Canadian Couch Potato wrote about High-yield bonds and your portfolio.

Free From Broke is tired of hearing “It’s for the kids!“.

Cash Money Life thinks about how to teach kids the value of money.

Oblivious Investor covers one of the ideas in Pensionize Your Nest Egg with Planning your retirement spending.

TMW explains what debt-to-income ratio means when applying for a loan.

Landlord Rescue explains about Screening tenants.

Madison thinks it’s possible to cook once a month.  Not in my lifetime!

Preet from WDAMMG wrote an excellent piece for the Globe called Why no one uses the RRSP life long learning plan. Couldn’t agree more.

The Financial Bloggers reveals all in A Day in the life of a financial planner.

Canadian Capitalist really liked the book 10 things I wish someone had told me about retirement. Book written by Jim Yih.

Michael James says there are barriers to rebalancing. Too many accounts is one of them (I can relate to that).

Larry MacDonald urges caution on commodities after reading The Great Reflation.

Million Dollar Journey discusses the Canadian Apartment Investment Conference.

Studenomics explains why online banks are killing big banks.

Want to learn more about RESPs? Buy The Book:


The RESP Book: The Simple Guide to Registered Education Savings Plans

Everything you need to know about RESPs.

See it on Amazon now

{ 8 comments… read them below or add one }

1 Rachelle

First ! and thanks for the linkstuff.

Don’t just stare buy the RESP book 🙂

2 Michael James

I’m not sure I exactly agree with Studenomics that online banks are killing the big banks. The big banks employ some very smart people. More likely the online banks are keeping the big banks a little more honest and forcing the big banks to treat their customers a little better.

3 MD

Thanks for the mention today. Enjoy your Thanksgiving weekend!

4 Craig

Thanks for the mention!

5 Myke@In Search of Salt

Hey no kiddin!! That just made my day. Thanks for having the contest, Mike.

Good list. It was interesting to see what a financial planner does in a typical day.

6 Canadian Capitalist

Thanks for the mention! Have a great weekend!

7 Preet

Thanks for the link Mike! I’m so behind on my blog… 🙁

8 Mike Holman

@Michael James – I think “killing” makes for a more interesting headline. 🙂

Leave a Comment

Previous post:

Next post: